Manage episode 284058890 series 2832427
Bob Tucker is one of the golden ears of the digital audio revolution, merging both technical and musical skills. Tucker started his studio career in the mid 80’s. and into the 90’s as chief engineer for Muse Studio (North ridge) and Trevor Lawrence’s Blue Palm Studios. (North Hollywood).
Whether it’s production, engineering, post-production or remixes--Tucker delivers. In the traditional R&B genre, he recorded and mixed The Temptations’ Grammy winning album Ear-Resistible and the largest selling Temptations Album Phoenix Rising. and a number one hit for India.Arie also her album “This Is My Testimony Vol. 1. During two years mixing the On Tour television rock concert series for PBS, he mixed a phenomenal cross-section of major recording artists, over a hundred notables with a wide variety of needs including Sting, Tears For Fears, The Cure, Bruce Hornsby, Dishwalla, Indigo Girls, The Goo Goo Dolls, Beck, Joan Osborne, The Gin Blossoms, Bush, The Cowboy Junkies, No Doubt, The Verve Pipe, Poe, Rickie Lee Jones and White Zombie.
He has also engineered songs for major motion picture soundtracks including: Scary Movie, The Waterboy, Dr. Dolittle, What Women Want, Above The Rim, Deuce Bigalow and Exit Wounds. He has also made a mark in Latin music, mixing and mastering numerous artists for Ahi-Nama, Jimmy Maslin’s noted Cuban music. Including “The New Jump Blues” Ahi-Nama's newest.
He has shaped the sound of such hits as Tupac Shakur’s “Keep Your Head Up,” “Pour Out A Little Liquor,” “Dear Mama,” and the remix “I Get Around.” He also recorded and mixed Kurupt’s “We Can Freak It” with producer Battlecat. His flamenco remix of Angela Via’s “Picture Perfect” (Atlantic Records) displays his production skills.
label. Partial Discography The Temptations “Phoenix Rising” (1998) Engineer, Mixing, Guitar Multi-Platinum “Ear-Resistible” (2000) Engineer, Mixing, Guitar 43rd Grammy Award Winning “Milestone” (1991) Engineer, Mixing “Emperors of Soul” (1994) Engineer, Mixing “For Lovers Only” (1995) Engineer, Mixing “Awesome” (2001) Engineer, Mixing “For Lovers Only” [Bonus Track] (2002) Engineer, Mixing Kirk Franklin “Whatcha you looking For” Engineer Grammy winning Gospel India.Arie “I am Not My hair” (Engineer) Grammy nominated India.Arie “This Is My Testimony Vol.1 ” (Engineer) Multi- Platinum 2Pac “Keep Your Head Up” Single Mixing Engineer Gold Page 2 Above The Rim Soundtrack, “Pour Out A Little Liquor” Platinum Dr. Dolittle Soundtrack “Ain’t Nothin’ But A Party” Mixing, Engineer Platinum The Water boy Soundtrack “Doin’ My Thang” Mixing, Engineer Scary Movie Soundtrack (2000) Engineer Original Soundtrack Show (1995) Engineer Platinum The Corruptor Original Soundtrack (1999) Engineer Exit Wounds Soundtrack (2001) Engineer Isaac Delgado “La Formula” (2001) Nominated Latin Grammy Award LFO “LFO” (1999) Engineer Platinum E.Y.C. “Express Yourself Clearly” (1993) Engineer Kirk Franklin & the Family “Whatcha Lookin' 4” (1995) Engineer Platinum Tank “Force of Nature” (2001) Engineer Guitar & Bass Gold 2Pac “Dear Mama” Engineer Platinum Kurupt “We Can Freak It” Engineer Mix Platinum “2ge+her: Again” (2000) Engineer, Mixing, Guitar Angela Via “Picture Perfect” (flamenco Remix) Producer, Arranger, Guitar TQ “They Never Saw Me Comin' ” (1998) Engineer Charlie Wilson “You Turn My Life Around” (1992) Engineer Domino “Physical Funk” (1996) Engineer Mahogany Blue “Love Zone” (1993) Engineer S.H.E. “3's a Charm” (1997) Mixing, Guitar Bamboleo “Yo No Me Parezco a Nadie” (1997)“No Que Bueno Esta” (2000) Hugh Brodie “Unforgettable Sax” (1994) Engineer, Mixing Kiki Ebsen “Red” (1993) Engineer Norman Connors “Easy Living” (1996) Engineer, Mixing Bobby Lyle “Power of Touch” (1997) Engineer Miki Coltrane “I Think of You” (1997) Engineer, Mixing
Bob Tucker Music for television post production mixing credits “On Tour” PBS partial list of artists mixed for 1997 – 1998 Producer: John Dias A Tribe Called Quest Busta Rhymes Amanda Marshall Hot Tuna Indigo Girls Jann Arden Joan Osborne Ratdog featuring Bob Weir Rickie Lee Jones Rusted Root Page 3 Bad Religion Beck Big Mountain Blues Traveler Bruce Hornsby Bush Coco Montoya Common Sense Cowboy Junkies Cranberries Cypress Hill Devo Dishwalla Filter G.Love & Special Sauce Gin Blossoms Goo Goo Dolls John Wesley Harding Los Lobos Lush Maria McKee Marry Me Jane Meat Loaf Medeski Martin & Wood Me'Shell NdegeOcello Mickey Hart's Mystery Box Morphine Nil Lara No Doubt Ozzy Osbourne Pantera Phunk Junkeez Poe Sepultura Seven Mary Three Smashing Pumpkins Soul Coughing Spearhead Steve Earle Sting Tears for Fears The Cure The Fugees The Refreshments The Robert Cray Band The Verve Pipe Tonic Unwritten Law White Zombie